It looks like the Senate will soon follow the House and vote to undo President Trump’s declaration of an emergency on the southern border, which is his effort to get wall and border-security funding that Democrats have refused to authorize.
In fact, the Democrats’ only answer to this crisis is to deny it exists.
IMMIGRATION DEBATE: DEMOCRATS WANT TO TRIVIALIZE A SERIOUS NATIONAL CRISIS, EXPLOIT IT FOR POLITICAL GAIN
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., laid out the disaster at Wednesday’s hearing: Over the last five months, “We are witnessing an almost 55 percent increase in the number of unaccompanied minors apprehended at the border over the same time period last year — an almost 340 percent increase in the number of family units apprehended from same time period last year.”
And the surge is “no coincidence,” he noted, but the result of “two legal loopholes in our immigration system”: the court order than says children can’t be detained more than 20 days, and a law that says that unaccompanied alien children (if not from Mexico or Canada) must be hosted by Health and Human Services, not sent back home.
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